Chris Hepner

Director of Marketing and Business Development

Chris is the Director of Marketing and Business Development at CMG Landscape Architecture. As a communications professional with experience working within the fields of urban design, Chris holds an interest and focus on where ecological research and design strategies intersect within marketing and communication conversations. Chris oversees and manages all tasks within CMG’s Marketing Team – overseeing and directing all marketing efforts, including coordinating with CMG Leadership groups to implement business development initiatives and strategies. His role includes strategy generation, marketing objectives, research (trends, service areas and gaps, CRM, messaging and market positioning), leads and pursuit generation, and network development.

Chris has worked in marketing across landscape architecture and architecture firms, as well as LEED Green Business Councils and Horticulture Non-Profits throughout the AEC industry. He has been certified as a LEED Green Associate from 2017-2019. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Urban Design from Parsons School of Design, as well as completing a study program in Environmental Design from Art Center College of Design.
Education
  • Bachelor of Science in Urban Design; Parsons the New School for Design
  • Semester Exchange Program in Environmental Design; Art Center College of Design